[:en]The convicted editor of the realliq.info website, Ikram Rahimov, was transferred today from the Baku pre-trial detention center to colony No. 6. The change in the place of detention is connected with the entry into force of the verdict against Rahimov.
Rahimov”s relatives told Turan that they do not have information about his condition after he resumed the hunger strike on September 18.
“Until yesterday, Ikram continued the hunger strike. We are worried about his health,” said a member of the Rahimov family.
* The editor of the site realliq.info Ikram Rahimov was detained on October 26, 2018. On June 12, the court sentenced him to 5.5 years in prison. In protest, Rahimov began a hunger strike in August, which he stopped on the 30th day – September 5th.
On September 18, the Court of Appeal confirmed Rahimov”s guilt of extortion by threats, applying Article 62 of the Criminal Code (the imposition of a lesser punishment prescribed by law), reduced the prison term from 5.5 years to 3 years.